Michelle Hurd is a popular American actress who has appeared on several movies and TV shows. She has appeared in movies such as Play It by Ear, Rude Awakening, and I Spit on Your Grave: Vengeance Is Mine. She has also made an appearance in several TV shows including Devious Maids, Hawaii Five-O, and Daredevil. Two films that she has acted in are due to release in 2016. These films are Within the Dark and We Don’t Belong Here. This is a brief biography of this personality’s public life.

Early Life and Beginning of Career

Michelle Hurd was born on December 21, 1966. Her city of birth is New York City. Her father was Hugh Hurd. Her mother, Adrienne Hurd, practices clinical psychology. She went to school at Saint Ann’s School from where she completed her graduation in 1984. Thereafter, she went on to attend the Boston University and the Alvin Ailey School. After finishing her formal education, she learned theater for a brief while too, at the National Theatre in London.

All of this prepared her as an actress. She began auditioning for roles quite early on in life, and she appeared in an uncredited bit role in Rude Awakening. But her first meaty acting role was in the movie Vanishing Son II.

Growth as an Actress

Almost immediately after her stint with her first acting, she was signed on for a role in the TV series New York Undercover. She appeared in five episodes of the show. Soon after, in 1991, she bagged the role of Dana Kramer in the show Another World. The show ran on for eight years and Hurd appeared in 42 episodes of it.

Since then she has also made recurring appearances on shows like Malcolm & Eddie, Leap Years, Law & Oder: Special Victims Unit. This role made a lot of people take notice of the histrionic talent that Michelle Hurd and she got many more roles following this exposure.

As a Movie Actress

Michelle Hurd has acted in a host of Hollywood movies. Some of these movies became huge hits, such as Random Hearts, The Practice, and I Spit on Your Grave: Vengeance Is Mine.

She was also part of the doomed Justice League of America. They presented their pilot episode, but it did not work out. The idea of making this series itself was dropped later on.

She has also appeared as an original on Showtime’s show Leap Years. Hurd played her role very sensitively, because she played the role of a woman who is loved by a bisexual man.

Personal Life

Michelle Hurd is married, but there are no details on the date of her wedding. The name of her husband is Garret Dillahunt, who is a very popular actor himself.

Apart from everything else pertaining to her professional career, Michelle Hurd is also known for her frizzy golden brown hair. Her fans often comment on her unique hair. She is also praised for her very fit physique.

It is not surprising that Michelle Hurd is quite a wealthy woman. She started early in her life as an actor, and at present, her net worth is believed to be somewhere around $3 million.

Last Modified: Apr 7, 2020

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